Yodel said it was surprised that the GMB union was threatening strike action among drivers this Christmas in a row over pay and said it was confident the matter would be settled. The union said staff were now being balloted for industrial action over a pay offer it described as “insulting”. The GMB claimed drivers had put themselves at risk by transporting Covid samples, despite being paid just 11p above the minimum wage. An earlier consultative ballot saw 84% of […]
A renewed pay offer by DHL Supply Chain to its Wagon Wheel workers in Liverpool has resulted in strike action being suspended – but Unite warned industrial action could ramp up again.
The Unite union has launched a seven-point manifesto, which it said would tackle the industry’s driver shortage and plug a 76,000-strong skills gap.
Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff.